Sprayfoam Pro Newswire http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/ Newsletter RSS Feed. en-us Copyright 2018 4/22/2018 10:59:32 PM 20 Wagdy Anis 1941 &ndash; 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497516&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />It is with heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Wagdy Anis, the &lsquo;Godfather of Air Barriers.'</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497516&amp;issueID=59040 NASEO Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497518&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) recently released NASEO's State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning. </p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497518&amp;issueID=59040 Sprayfoam Show 2019 Convention & Expo to be Held in Daytona Beach, FL February 4 7, 2019 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497519&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Building Industry Event Expected to Draw More Than 1,400 Attendees Interested in Spray Polyurethane Foam Solutions for Insulation, Roofing, and specialty applications. </p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497519&amp;issueID=59040 SPFA Members Participate with Broader Roofing Industry During Washington DC Fly-In (Mar 2018) http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497521&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) recently hosted the annual Roofing Industry Policy Fly-In in Washington, DC. SPFA was one of the leading sponsors of the event.</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497521&amp;issueID=59040 SPFA Organizing Member Participation now for National Insulation Industry Policy Fly-In Days, May 8-9 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497522&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Insulation Industry Association Coalition (IIAC), formed by and consisting of the various insulation-focused associations in the United States including SPFA, announces National insulation Policy Fly-In Days, taking place May 8-9, 2018 in Washington DC.</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497522&amp;issueID=59040 SPFA Wraps up sponsorship, exhibit and speaking participation at 2018 Foam Expo http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497523&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />SPFA was a sponsoring organization of the 2018 Foam Expo, the second time this show has been offered in the United States. Taking place March 6-8, 2018 in Novi, Michigan.</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497523&amp;issueID=59040 SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips The Brightup Write-Up...Bringing the Beltway to You http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />The latest update from Craig Brightup. </p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15362107 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > Lawmakers Pass Spending Bill > An Update on HFCs Rules and Policy <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > South Carolina Day on the Hill</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15362107 Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497535&issueID=59040 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59040>April 19, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 4/9/2018 8:19:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=497535&amp;issueID=59040 Wagdy Anis 1941 &ndash; 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495326&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />It is with heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Wagdy Anis, the &lsquo;Godfather of Air Barriers.'</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495326&amp;issueID=59038 NASEO Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495328&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) recently released NASEO's State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning. </p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495328&amp;issueID=59038 Sprayfoam Show 2019 Convention & Expo to be Held in Daytona Beach, FL February 4 &ndash; 7, 2019 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495752&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Building Industry Event Expected to Draw More Than 1,400 Attendees Interested in Spray Polyurethane Foam Solutions for Insulation, Roofing, and specialty applications. </p> 3/29/2018 12:27:23 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495752&amp;issueID=59038 SPFA Members Participate with Broader Roofing Industry During Washington DC Fly-In (Mar 2018) http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495329&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) recently hosted the annual Roofing Industry Policy Fly-In in Washington, DC. SPFA was one of the leading sponsors of the event.</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495329&amp;issueID=59038 SPFA Organizing Member Participation now for National Insulation Industry Policy Fly-In Days, May 8-9 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495330&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Insulation Industry Association Coalition (IIAC), formed by and consisting of the various insulation-focused associations in the United States including SPFA, announces National insulation Policy Fly-In Days, taking place May 8-9, 2018 in Washington DC.</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495330&amp;issueID=59038 SPFA Wraps up sponsorship, exhibit and speaking participation at 2018 Foam Expo http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495331&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />SPFA was a sponsoring organization of the 2018 Foam Expo, the second time this show has been offered in the United States. Taking place March 6-8, 2018 in Novi, Michigan.</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495331&amp;issueID=59038 SPFA Celebrates Ladder Safety Month (March 2018) with Safety Committee Hosted, Member Only Webinar on Ladder Safety https://www.laddersafetymonth.com <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />March 2018 is National Ladder Safety Month, as declared by the American Ladder Institute. In honor of the focus upon Ladder Safety, SPFA invited guest-speaker David Francis of Little Giant Ladder Systems to present in a member-only webinar covering: Choosing the right type of ladder for the job; Performing a ladder safety inspection; Setting up a ladder for use; Proper climbing techniques; and demonstrated most-common misuses of ladders. The video of this webinar will be available in the Member-Only section of the SPFA website by April 1, 2018. As a reminder to SPFA members and PCP certified professionals, these bi-mothly SPFA Safety Committee webinars count as a 1-hour Continuing Education Unit (CEU) toward SPFA PCP recertification! </p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM https://www.laddersafetymonth.com SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips The Brightup Write-Up...Bringing the Beltway to You http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />The latest update from Craig Brightup. </p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15302764 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Speak at the ARPA-E Summit > EPA's "Year in Review" Document Released <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > State of California Becomes First State to Mandate Zero Net Energy Homes</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15302764 Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495345&issueID=59038 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59038>March 29, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 3/27/2018 1:30:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=495345&amp;issueID=59038 Wagdy Anis 1941 &ndash; 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494036&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />It is with heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Wagdy Anis, the &lsquo;Godfather of Air Barriers.'</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494036&amp;issueID=59039 NASEO Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494038&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) recently released NASEO's State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning. </p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494038&amp;issueID=59039 SPFA Members Participate with Broader Roofing Industry During Washington DC Fly-In (Mar 2018) http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494039&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) recently hosted the annual Roofing Industry Policy Fly-In in Washington, DC. SPFA was one of the leading sponsors of the event.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494039&amp;issueID=59039 SPFA Organizing Member Participation now for National Insulation Industry Policy Fly-In Days, May 8-9 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494040&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Insulation Industry Association Coalition (IIAC), formed by and consisting of the various insulation-focused associations in the United States including SPFA, announces National insulation Policy Fly-In Days, taking place May 8-9, 2018 in Washington DC.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494040&amp;issueID=59039 SPFA Wraps up sponsorship, exhibit and speaking participation at 2018 Foam Expo http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494041&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />SPFA was a sponsoring organization of the 2018 Foam Expo, the second time this show has been offered in the United States. Taking place March 6-8, 2018 in Novi, Michigan.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494041&amp;issueID=59039 SPFA Celebrates Ladder Safety Month (March 2018) with Safety Committee Hosted, Member Only Webinar on Ladder Safety https://www.laddersafetymonth.com <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />March 2018 is National Ladder Safety Month, as declared by the American Ladder Institute. In honor of the focus upon Ladder Safety, SPFA invited guest-speaker David Francis of Little Giant Ladder Systems to present in a member-only webinar covering: Choosing the right type of ladder for the job; Performing a ladder safety inspection; Setting up a ladder for use; Proper climbing techniques; and demonstrated most-common misuses of ladders. The video of this webinar will be available in the Member-Only section of the SPFA website by April 1, 2018. As a reminder to SPFA members and PCP certified professionals, these bi-mothly SPFA Safety Committee webinars count as a 1-hour Continuing Education Unit (CEU) toward SPFA PCP recertification! </p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM https://www.laddersafetymonth.com SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips The Brightup Write-Up...Bringing the Beltway to You http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />The latest update from Craig Brightup. </p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15302764 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Speak at the ARPA-E Summit > EPA's "Year in Review" Document Released <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > State of California Becomes First State to Mandate Zero Net Energy Homes</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15302764 Ron Winkle Honored with the Strickler Standout Award http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494050&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During the opening session of the Sprayfoam 2018 Annual Convention and Expo, Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) was awarded the prestigious Strickler Standout Award. Created and announced for the first time at the convention in Palm Springs in 2017, the Strickler Standout Award is awarded to the person who stands out for their contributions to the SPFA Professional Certification Program (PCP). Ron Winkle does just that. His dedication to the PCP and the betterment of all SPF Professionals makes him standout for his tireless work. He wears many hats within the SPFA. He is currently on the Board of Directors, he is co-chair of the Field Exam Logistics Working Group and a member of the PCP Certification Scheme Committee (CSC). SPFA is truly grateful for the dedicated service of Ron Winkle and extend congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494050&amp;issueID=59039 CEUs Available for all Breakout Sessions During Sprayfoam 2018 Track CEUs with Newly Designed PCP Form http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for RECERTIFICATION in the PCP when you&rsquo;ve completed your 5th year as a certified individual in the SPFA Certification Program. The individuals who were certified first, will need to recertify by December 31, 2019. Although that is far off with plenty of time to meet the CEU requirements --- we encourage you to download and save this attached form and fill it in with courses you&rsquo;ve taken since you entered the program.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf Field Exams Break New Record for Central Sprayfoam Show http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494052&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During Sprayfoam 2018 in Mobile, AL, a total of 66 Field Examinations were administered to those seeking SPF PCP Master Installer Level Certification. Thanks to the tireless effort of Bonnie Strickler (PUFF, Inc), Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) and a team of dedicated SPF Professionals, the 31 Roofing and 35 Insulation Field Examinations were conducted.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494052&amp;issueID=59039 Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494055&issueID=59039 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59039>March 23, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 3/19/2018 7:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=494055&amp;issueID=59039 Wagdy Anis 1941 &ndash; 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492947&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />It is with heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Wagdy Anis, the &lsquo;Godfather of Air Barriers.'</p> 3/13/2018 1:32:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492947&amp;issueID=59037 NASEO Releases State Energy Planning Guidelines and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=491088&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) recently released NASEO's State Energy Planning Guidelines: Guidance for States in Developing Comprehensive Energy Plans and Policy Recommendations and Guidance for States on Petroleum Shortage Response Planning. </p> 3/7/2018 1:38:32 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=491088&amp;issueID=59037 SPFA Members Participate with Broader Roofing Industry During Washington DC Fly-In (Mar 2018) http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492923&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) recently hosted the annual Roofing Industry Policy Fly-In in Washington, DC. SPFA was one of the leading sponsors of the event.</p> 3/13/2018 1:09:56 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492923&amp;issueID=59037 SPFA Organizing Member Participation now for National Insulation Industry Policy Fly-In Days, May 8-9 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492924&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Insulation Industry Association Coalition (IIAC), formed by and consisting of the various insulation-focused associations in the United States including SPFA, announces National insulation Policy Fly-In Days, taking place May 8-9, 2018 in Washington DC.</p> 3/13/2018 1:14:13 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492924&amp;issueID=59037 SPFA Wraps up sponsorship, exhibit and speaking participation at 2018 Foam Expo http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492926&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />SPFA was a sponsoring organization of the 2018 Foam Expo, the second time this show has been offered in the United States. Taking place March 6-8, 2018 in Novi, Michigan.</p> 3/13/2018 1:17:01 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=492926&amp;issueID=59037 SPFA Celebrates Ladder Safety Month (March 2018) with Safety Committee Hosted, Member Only Webinar on Ladder Safety https://www.laddersafetymonth.com <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />March 2018 is National Ladder Safety Month, as declared by the American Ladder Institute. In honor of the focus upon Ladder Safety, SPFA invited guest-speaker David Francis of Little Giant Ladder Systems to present in a member-only webinar covering: Choosing the right type of ladder for the job; Performing a ladder safety inspection; Setting up a ladder for use; Proper climbing techniques; and demonstrated most-common misuses of ladders. The video of this webinar will be available in the Member-Only section of the SPFA website by April 1, 2018. As a reminder to SPFA members and PCP certified professionals, these bi-mothly SPFA Safety Committee webinars count as a 1-hour Continuing Education Unit (CEU) toward SPFA PCP recertification! </p> 3/13/2018 1:21:31 PM https://www.laddersafetymonth.com SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips The Brightup Write-Up...Bringing the Beltway to You http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />The latest update from Craig Brightup. </p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15259308 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > DOE Issues Determination for ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2016 > DOE creates New Office to Protect the Nation&rsquo;s Infrastructure <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > Maryland First State to Grant Commercial and Residential Energy Storage Tax Credit</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15259308 Ron Winkle Honored with the Strickler Standout Award http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490989&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During the opening session of the Sprayfoam 2018 Annual Convention and Expo, Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) was awarded the prestigious Strickler Standout Award. Created and announced for the first time at the convention in Palm Springs in 2017, the Strickler Standout Award is awarded to the person who stands out for their contributions to the SPFA Professional Certification Program (PCP). Ron Winkle does just that. His dedication to the PCP and the betterment of all SPF Professionals makes him standout for his tireless work. He wears many hats within the SPFA. He is currently on the Board of Directors, he is co-chair of the Field Exam Logistics Working Group and a member of the PCP Certification Scheme Committee (CSC). SPFA is truly grateful for the dedicated service of Ron Winkle and extend congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490989&amp;issueID=59037 CEUs Available for all Breakout Sessions During Sprayfoam 2018 Track CEUs with Newly Designed PCP Form http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for RECERTIFICATION in the PCP when you&rsquo;ve completed your 5th year as a certified individual in the SPFA Certification Program. The individuals who were certified first, will need to recertify by December 31, 2019. Although that is far off with plenty of time to meet the CEU requirements --- we encourage you to download and save this attached form and fill it in with courses you&rsquo;ve taken since you entered the program.</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf Field Exams Break New Record for Central Sprayfoam Show http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490991&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During Sprayfoam 2018 in Mobile, AL, a total of 66 Field Examinations were administered to those seeking SPF PCP Master Installer Level Certification. Thanks to the tireless effort of Bonnie Strickler (PUFF, Inc), Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) and a team of dedicated SPF Professionals, the 31 Roofing and 35 Insulation Field Examinations were conducted.</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490991&amp;issueID=59037 New OSHA Fact Sheet Explains Requirements to Protect Residential Construction Workers From Confined Space Hazards https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Health & Safety</em></strong><br />OSHA has released a new fact sheet explaining how the agency&rsquo;s Confined Spaces in Construction standard affects common spaces in residential construction, such as attics, basements and crawl spaces. The fact sheet, developed after consultation with the National Association of Home Builders, and a detailed Frequently Asked Questions document, clarify some of the standard&rsquo;s provisions and their application to residential construction work.</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490995&issueID=59037 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59037>March 14, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 3/7/2018 11:01:39 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=490995&amp;issueID=59037 SPFA Bi-Monthly Webinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5682608533785947394 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Coming Next: Ladder Safety David Francis, Little Giant Ladders February 28, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM ET SPFA Safety Committee will host a members-only bi-monthly "Foam-It-Right"&reg; Safety Webinar. The topic will be Ladder Safety for SPF Contractors, presented by David Francis of Little Giant Ladders. This presentation will provide general guidance related to selection, inspection and proper use of all type of ladders used on construction jobsites. <b>Click Learn More to register!<b/> </p> 2/22/2018 4:09:12 PM https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5682608533785947394 SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Today the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 2/5/2018 10:44:08 AM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15206125#U.S. Government Activity <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > The White House Releases FY19 Budget Proposal > Rationale for DOE EERE Budget Reductions <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > New York to Hold Public Forums on Energy Efficiency</p> 2/5/2018 10:44:08 AM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15206125#U.S. Government Activity The Brightup Write-Up...Bringing the Beltway to You http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />The latest update from Craig Brightup. </p> 2/23/2018 7:53:43 AM http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFQ/SPFQ0118/index.php?startid=36#/16 Ron Winkle Honored with the Strickler Standout Award http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489653&issueID=59036 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During the opening session of the Sprayfoam 2018 Annual Convention and Expo, Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) was awarded the prestigious Strickler Standout Award. Created and announced for the first time at the convention in Palm Springs in 2017, the Strickler Standout Award is awarded to the person who stands out for their contributions to the SPFA Professional Certification Program (PCP). Ron Winkle does just that. His dedication to the PCP and the betterment of all SPF Professionals makes him standout for his tireless work. He wears many hats within the SPFA. He is currently on the Board of Directors, he is co-chair of the Field Exam Logistics Working Group and a member of the PCP Certification Scheme Committee (CSC). SPFA is truly grateful for the dedicated service of Ron Winkle and extend congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.</p> 2/27/2018 9:30:40 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489653&amp;issueID=59036 CEUs Available for all Breakout Sessions During Sprayfoam 2018 Track CEUs with Newly Designed PCP Form http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for RECERTIFICATION in the PCP when you&rsquo;ve completed your 5th year as a certified individual in the SPFA Certification Program. The individuals who were certified first, will need to recertify by December 31, 2019. Although that is far off with plenty of time to meet the CEU requirements --- we encourage you to download and save this attached form and fill it in with courses you&rsquo;ve taken since you entered the program.</p> 2/5/2018 10:44:08 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/assets/f-222-130%20rev%200%20spfa%20pcp%20ceu%20declaration%20form-formulario%20de%20declaraci%C3%B3n%20de%20unidades%20de%20cr%C3%A9dito%20de%20educaci%C3%B3n%20continua%20(ceu).pdf Field Exams Break New Record for Central Sprayfoam Show http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489157&issueID=59036 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />During Sprayfoam 2018 in Mobile, AL, a total of 66 Field Examinations were administered to those seeking SPF PCP Master Installer Level Certification. Thanks to the tireless effort of Bonnie Strickler (PUFF, Inc), Ron Winkle (Roof Asset Management) and a team of dedicated SPF Professionals, the 31 Roofing and 35 Insulation Field Examinations were conducted.</p> 2/22/2018 6:36:25 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489157&amp;issueID=59036 SPFA Health & Safety Committee Bi-Monthly Webinar Series http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489152&issueID=59036 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>Health & Safety</em></strong><br /><b>Feb 28 @ 4 p.m. EST: Ladder Safety.</b> SPFA's Health & Safety Committee hosts a regular bi-monthly webinar series entitled Foam-It-Right with specific, digestible information focusing upon some aspect of health & safety for professional contractors. These webinars are member-only, free to attend, and delivered late afternoon to make more accessible to professionals that spend their day in the field. </p> 2/22/2018 5:23:45 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=489152&amp;issueID=59036 New OSHA Fact Sheet Explains Requirements to Protect Residential Construction Workers From Confined Space Hazards https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>Health & Safety</em></strong><br />OSHA has released a new fact sheet explaining how the agency&rsquo;s Confined Spaces in Construction standard affects common spaces in residential construction, such as attics, basements and crawl spaces. The fact sheet, developed after consultation with the National Association of Home Builders, and a detailed Frequently Asked Questions document, clarify some of the standard&rsquo;s provisions and their application to residential construction work.</p> 2/5/2018 10:44:08 AM https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=486000&issueID=59036 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59036>February 27, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 2/5/2018 10:44:08 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=486000&amp;issueID=59036 Honoring Daniel Lee Benedict http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484561&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />Dec 30, 1936- Dec 6, 2017 Daniel "Dan" Benedict former Executive Director of SPFA passed away the afternoon of December 6, 2017 at the age of 81. Dan&rsquo;s contributions to the SPF industry are many and can&rsquo;t be counted on one page. From 1990 to 2007 Dan worked selflessly for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Industry helping to develop industry specifications and guidelines as Staff Director for the Literature Review Committee of PFCD (Polyurethane Foam Contractors Association) that later become the SPFA&rsquo;s Technical Committee. He coordinated and promulgated much of the research on the performance of SPF that helped to show the many benefits of spray foam applications. His steady leadership as Executive Director enabled our industry to become more accepted and mainstream in the roofing and insulation construction community. The greater respect for SPF applications combined with research and professional guidelines helped spur the massive growth of SPF applications in the years after his retirement. </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484561&amp;issueID=59035 SPFA Membership News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484576&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Membership</em></strong><br />>> Welcome New SPFA Members >>2017-18 SPFA <a href="http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFR/SPFR0017/index.php" target="blank">Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide</a> >>Member Benefits Green Leaf Insulation Inc &ndash; Mt. Prospect, IL Greenstamp Corporation &ndash; Waltham, MA Natural Polymers LLC &ndash; West Chicago, IL Stellrr Insulation & Spray Foam &ndash; Austin, TX Warwick Builders LLC t/a Warwick Roofing &ndash; Virginia Beach, VA </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484576&amp;issueID=59035 Industry News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484562&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />How Can Insulation Contribute to Home Repair Following a Hurricane? Three Steps to Meeting California's Latest Energy Standards Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets Deadly California Fires Stretch an Already Tight Housing Market How to Winterize Your Pipes Spray Foam Insulation Market: Industry Players to Show High Growth Rate by 2024 Policy Makers Need To Believe In Competition In The Housing Market California targets spray polyurethane foam insulation Plastic Foam Insulation Market Revenue Growth Predicted by 2017-2025 Stay Warm this Season with AICS Spray Foam Renting homes is overtaking the housing market. Here&rsquo;s why HOW DO I: Soundproof my walls? 7 winter prep steps from 'This Old House' star Tom Silva Insulate: over, under and around Why experts say the tax reform measure is bad news for the housing market Affordable Net-Zero Housing: Designed for the Budget Maxwell: Tips on insulating garage wall Spray Foam Market Forecast 2017 to 2023 Lapolla, Covestro, Demilec, Icynene West Side police station stands out for environmental features Ask an Architect: Consider updates to improve energy efficiency Icynene Introduces New Ultra-Cohesive Open-Cell Spray Foam Innovations &ndash; Icynene Classic Ultra And Icynene Classic Ultra Select Housing market could shift under new tax law Top Trends in the Global Polyurethane Adhesives Market</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484562&amp;issueID=59035 North Florida Homeowners to Participate in a Sealed Attic Study http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />FSEC, a research institute of the University of Central Florida, is conducting a study funded by the American Council Chemistry to learn about the performance of new homes with attics that have been sealed and insulated with spray foam insulation. What does participating involve? Participation involves scheduling a time during December 2017 or January 2018 for two FSEC staff members to visit your house to conduct airflow testing and place a sensor in your attic to measure temperature and moisture. The total visit should last less than three hours. FSEC staff will schedule a time with you to return and remove the sensors in July 2018. Why should I sign up? Collected data will inform researchers as to how conditions in sealed attics differ from conventional vented attics. You will also receive a $200 participation incentive. Contact Eric Martin at 321-638-1450 or e-mail martin@fsec.ucf.edu.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm Carlisle Construction Materials Signs Agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Carlisle Construction Materials, LCC (CCM) has signed an agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials (including all companies within Accella Performance Materials). We expect the purchase to be complete by the end of October. The attached press release provides additional details. Accella will operate as a separate and highly collaborative division within CCM.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Icynene To Acquire Lapolla Industries For $1.03 Per Share In All Cash Transaction https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. ("Icynene") and Lapolla Industries Inc. ("Lapolla") (OTCQX: LPAD) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Icynene will acquire all the outstanding shares of Lapolla. The transaction is valued at approximately $160 million, including net debt.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html Arsenal Announces Sale of Accella Performance Materials to Carlisle Companies http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Arsenal Capital Partners ("Arsenal"), a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Accella Performance Materials ("Accella"), a leading North American specialty polyurethane platform, to Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE: CSL) ("Carlisle") for $670 million.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Open or Closed Cell Insulation http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The use of spray polyurethane foam in insulation applications continues to surge. As a high-performance material for the envelope, SPF provides superb energy efficiency, reducing heating and cooling demands up to 40 percent, while delivering the notable energy savings over the life of the structure. Additionally, the spray-applied material is notable for its ability to enhance indoor comfort and air quality, maintaining uniform indoor temperatures and preventing a wide variety of air contaminants from entering the structure.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation Wellness and Asthma Prevention in the Home https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children. The chronic, often lifelong disease is not only serious, but can actually be life threatening to many. Those unfortunate to suffer with asthma can be affected daily by both natural and manmade triggers, which make breathing more difficult. Many of us assume that the majority of these triggers are encountered outdoors, but they are in fact often airborne and can (and do) infiltrate homes causing problematic and dangerous asthma attacks inside.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />October 9, 2017 - Today the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips SPFA Exhibits and Presents at SEC Expo and Policy Forum http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484571&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the premiere 501(c)6 professional trade association and voice of the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation and roofing industry, participated in the 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo. The event was held across three rooms in the US House Rayburn building in Washington DC, two dedicated exhibit rooms and one dedicated to a variety of panel sessions that took place throughout the day. It brought over 40 exhibitors together representing the leading voices in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and net-zero energy for a day of celebration of the principles, efforts, plans and dedication to the energy generation and use in our future-United States.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484571&amp;issueID=59035 SPFA Publishes New TechDoc SPFA-150 for Photovoltaic Systems and SPF Roofing Systems http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />A task group within the SPFA Roofing Committee has completed the development of a new SPFA TechDoc for installation of SPF Roofing with roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) systems. This new document provides an introduction to PV technology, design considerations, service and maintenance, warranty questions, applicable codes and standards and an overview of mounting options. The self-flashing properties of SPF roofing systems, along with superior energy savings, make SPF an excellent choice as a roofing system for any type of roof-mounted PC system. Free copies of this new TechDoc are available <a href="http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150">here</a>. For questions or comments about this document, please contact Rick Duncan, SPFA Technical Director at <a href="mailto:rickduncan@sprayfoam.org">rickduncan@sprayfoam.org</a> or call 703-222-4269.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15026363 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > FY2018 Federal Funding > U.S. Department of Energy Requests Input on Energy Conservation Standards <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology Holds Hearing on Solar Energy Technology </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15026363 State Net Capitol Journal http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484578&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />2018: A Year of Living Dangerously States With Most to Lose by Elimination of SALT Deduction</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484578&amp;issueID=59035 New OSHA Fact Sheet Explains Requirements to Protect Residential Construction Workers From Confined Space Hazards https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Health & Safety</em></strong><br />OSHA has released a new fact sheet explaining how the agency&rsquo;s Confined Spaces in Construction standard affects common spaces in residential construction, such as attics, basements and crawl spaces. The fact sheet, developed after consultation with the National Association of Home Builders, and a detailed Frequently Asked Questions document, clarify some of the standard&rsquo;s provisions and their application to residential construction work.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf Lapolla Industries Reports Record Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Results http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170731006290/en/Lapolla-Industries-Reports-Record-Quarter-2017-Earnings <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Lapolla Industries, Inc. announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2017. Financial highlights from Second quarter 2017 compared to second quarter 2016: net income increased by 29.4 percent, exceeding $2.15 million, spray foam sales increased 33.2 percent and overall sales increased by 30.7 percent, exceeding $26.25 million in revenue and gross profit increased by 12.4 percent to $6.87 million.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170731006290/en/Lapolla-Industries-Reports-Record-Quarter-2017-Earnings Accella Polyurethane Systems Expands Position In Roofing Markets And Forms Dedicated Roofing Commercial Team http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Expands_Positon_In_Roofing_Markets_And_Forms_Dedicated_Commercial_Team.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC ("Accella") renews their focus on Polyurethane Spray Foam and Roof Coating Systems; focusing on low slope and flat roof commercial coatings for new and restoration construction. </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Expands_Positon_In_Roofing_Markets_And_Forms_Dedicated_Commercial_Team.pdf SPF Equipment Company Launches New Store http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/PressRelease-NewOnlineStore.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />SprayWorks Equipment Group has launched a new online store, complete with a fully responsive website to help with consistency between different devices and a fully searchable mobile view. In addition to the new store, SprayWorks is also offering special discounts to celebrate.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/PressRelease-NewOnlineStore.pdf Honeywell Announces Grand Prize Winner of "Hit a Foam Run" Promotion http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Honeywell_ANNOUNCES_GRAND_PRIZE_WINNER_of.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Honeywell announced that Eric Gladson of Integrity Plus Insulation in Ogema, Wisconsin, is the Grand Prize winner of the "Hit a Foam Run" promotion. Gladson wins an all-expenses paid trip for two to the Professional Baseball Game of Stars in Miami, July 2017 ($7,000 estimated value). </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Honeywell_ANNOUNCES_GRAND_PRIZE_WINNER_of.pdf Firestone Building Products Acquires Gaco Western http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/FIRESTONE-BUILDING-PRODUCTS-ACQUIRES-GACO-WESTERN-Press-Release-03.30.17.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) today announced its acquisition of Gaco Western (Gaco), a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing and spray foam insulation. </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/FIRESTONE-BUILDING-PRODUCTS-ACQUIRES-GACO-WESTERN-Press-Release-03.30.17.pdf Tenex Invests in SES Foam https://www.pehub.com/2016/09/tenex-invests-in-ses-foam/# <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Tenex Capital Management is pleased to announce it has completed an investment transaction in SES Foam LLC of Houston, TX, effective on September 9, 2016.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM https://www.pehub.com/2016/09/tenex-invests-in-ses-foam/# Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484591&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484591&amp;issueID=59035 Business Trends http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484592&issueID=59035 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=59035>February 1, 2018</a> -- <em>Business Trends</em></strong><br /> </p> 1/25/2018 7:29:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=484592&amp;issueID=59035 REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRAYFOAM SHOW 2018 IS STILL OPEN! http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479496&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />The only event in the world that will give you a complete one-stop-shop for everything SPF. There is something for industry veterans and new companies just getting into the business, insulation and roofing contractors, manufacturers and other building trades! Come to the show and let us help you find whatever you're looking for.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479496&amp;issueID=51403 Congratulations to the Demilec/SFWW Sprayfoam Show 2018 Passes! We can&rsquo;t wait to see you in Mobile! http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479498&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />Commencement Winner: Mark Gordos &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; TrueTeam/Gale Insulation Poll Winners: Justin Harding &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Harding Insulation Matthew Banks &ndash; Owner &ndash; Matt&rsquo;s Insulation Ltd. Random Drawing Giveaway: Anthony Borromeo &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; USA Epoxy & Spray Foam Mike Spires &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Spire&rsquo;s Insulation Ben Monsma &ndash; Manager &ndash; Louisville Spray Foam Insulation Gjergji Shimi &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Everest Insulation Alex Wesson &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; Josh McCoy Spray Foam & Concrete Lifting </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479498&amp;issueID=51403 Honoring Daniel Lee Benedict http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479499&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />Dec 30, 1936- Dec 6, 2017 Daniel "Dan" Benedict former Executive Director of SPFA passed away the afternoon of December 6, 2017 at the age of 81. Dan&rsquo;s contributions to the SPF industry are many and can&rsquo;t be counted on one page. From 1990 to 2007 Dan worked selflessly for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Industry helping to develop industry specifications and guidelines as Staff Director for the Literature Review Committee of PFCD (Polyurethane Foam Contractors Association) that later become the SPFA&rsquo;s Technical Committee. He coordinated and promulgated much of the research on the performance of SPF that helped to show the many benefits of spray foam applications. His steady leadership as Executive Director enabled our industry to become more accepted and mainstream in the roofing and insulation construction community. The greater respect for SPF applications combined with research and professional guidelines helped spur the massive growth of SPF applications in the years after his retirement. </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479499&amp;issueID=51403 SPFA Membership News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479514&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Membership</em></strong><br />>> Welcome New SPFA Members >>2017-18 SPFA <a href="http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFR/SPFR0017/index.php" target="blank">Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide</a> >>Member Benefits Green Leaf Insulation Inc &ndash; Mt. Prospect, IL Greenstamp Corporation &ndash; Waltham, MA Natural Polymers LLC &ndash; West Chicago, IL Stellrr Insulation & Spray Foam &ndash; Austin, TX Warwick Builders LLC t/a Warwick Roofing &ndash; Virginia Beach, VA </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479514&amp;issueID=51403 Industry News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479500&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />How Can Insulation Contribute to Home Repair Following a Hurricane? Three Steps to Meeting California's Latest Energy Standards Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets Deadly California Fires Stretch an Already Tight Housing Market How to Winterize Your Pipes Spray Foam Insulation Market: Industry Players to Show High Growth Rate by 2024 Policy Makers Need To Believe In Competition In The Housing Market California targets spray polyurethane foam insulation Plastic Foam Insulation Market Revenue Growth Predicted by 2017-2025 Stay Warm this Season with AICS Spray Foam Renting homes is overtaking the housing market. Here&rsquo;s why HOW DO I: Soundproof my walls? 7 winter prep steps from 'This Old House' star Tom Silva Insulate: over, under and around Why experts say the tax reform measure is bad news for the housing market Affordable Net-Zero Housing: Designed for the Budget Maxwell: Tips on insulating garage wall Spray Foam Market Forecast 2017 to 2023 Lapolla, Covestro, Demilec, Icynene West Side police station stands out for environmental features Ask an Architect: Consider updates to improve energy efficiency Icynene Introduces New Ultra-Cohesive Open-Cell Spray Foam Innovations &ndash; Icynene Classic Ultra And Icynene Classic Ultra Select Housing market could shift under new tax law Top Trends in the Global Polyurethane Adhesives Market</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479500&amp;issueID=51403 North Florida Homeowners to Participate in a Sealed Attic Study http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />FSEC, a research institute of the University of Central Florida, is conducting a study funded by the American Council Chemistry to learn about the performance of new homes with attics that have been sealed and insulated with spray foam insulation. What does participating involve? Participation involves scheduling a time during December 2017 or January 2018 for two FSEC staff members to visit your house to conduct airflow testing and place a sensor in your attic to measure temperature and moisture. The total visit should last less than three hours. FSEC staff will schedule a time with you to return and remove the sensors in July 2018. Why should I sign up? Collected data will inform researchers as to how conditions in sealed attics differ from conventional vented attics. You will also receive a $200 participation incentive. Contact Eric Martin at 321-638-1450 or e-mail martin@fsec.ucf.edu.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm Carlisle Construction Materials Signs Agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Effective September 29, 2017 Carlisle Construction Materials, LCC (CCM) has signed an agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials (including all companies within Accella Performance Materials). We expect the purchase to be complete by the end of October. The attached press release provides additional details. Accella will operate as a separate and highly collaborative division within CCM.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Icynene To Acquire Lapolla Industries For $1.03 Per Share In All Cash Transaction https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. ("Icynene") and Lapolla Industries Inc. ("Lapolla") (OTCQX: LPAD) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Icynene will acquire all the outstanding shares of Lapolla. The transaction is valued at approximately $160 million, including net debt.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html Arsenal Announces Sale of Accella Performance Materials to Carlisle Companies http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Arsenal Capital Partners ("Arsenal"), a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Accella Performance Materials ("Accella"), a leading North American specialty polyurethane platform, to Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE: CSL) ("Carlisle") for $670 million.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Open or Closed Cell Insulation http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The use of spray polyurethane foam in insulation applications continues to surge. As a high-performance material for the envelope, SPF provides superb energy efficiency, reducing heating and cooling demands up to 40 percent, while delivering the notable energy savings over the life of the structure. Additionally, the spray-applied material is notable for its ability to enhance indoor comfort and air quality, maintaining uniform indoor temperatures and preventing a wide variety of air contaminants from entering the structure.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation Wellness and Asthma Prevention in the Home https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children. The chronic, often lifelong disease is not only serious, but can actually be life threatening to many. Those unfortunate to suffer with asthma can be affected daily by both natural and manmade triggers, which make breathing more difficult. Many of us assume that the majority of these triggers are encountered outdoors, but they are in fact often airborne and can (and do) infiltrate homes causing problematic and dangerous asthma attacks inside.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />October 9, 2017 - Today the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips SPFA Exhibits and Speaks at SEC Expo and Policy Forum http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479509&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the premiere 501(c)6 professional trade association and voice of the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation and roofing industry, participated in the 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo. The event was held across three rooms in the US House Rayburn building in Washington DC, two dedicated exhibit rooms and one dedicated to a variety of panel sessions that took place throughout the day. It brought over 40 exhibitors together representing the leading voices in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and net-zero energy for a day of celebration of the principles, efforts, plans and dedication to the energy generation and use in our future-United States.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479509&amp;issueID=51403 SPFA Publishes New TechDoc SPFA-150 for Photovoltaic Systems and SPF Roofing Systems http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />A task group within the SPFA Roofing Committee has completed the development of a new SPFA TechDoc for installation of SPF Roofing with roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) systems. This new document provides an introduction to PV technology, design considerations, service and maintenance, warranty questions, applicable codes and standards and an overview of mounting options. The self-flashing properties of SPF roofing systems, along with superior energy savings, make SPF an excellent choice as a roofing system for any type of roof-mounted PC system. Free copies of this new TechDoc are available <a href="http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150">here</a>. For questions or comments about this document, please contact Rick Duncan, SPFA Technical Director at <a href="mailto:rickduncan@sprayfoam.org">rickduncan@sprayfoam.org</a> or call 703-222-4269.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=15026363 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > FY2018 Federal Funding > U.S. Department of Energy Requests Input on Energy Conservation Standards <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology Holds Hearing on Solar Energy Technology </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=15026363 State Net Capitol Journal http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479516&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />2018: A Year of Living Dangerously States With Most to Lose by Elimination of SALT Deduction</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479516&amp;issueID=51403 New OSHA Fact Sheet Explains Requirements to Protect Residential Construction Workers From Confined Space Hazards https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Health & Safety</em></strong><br />OSHA has released a new fact sheet explaining how the agency&rsquo;s Confined Spaces in Construction standard affects common spaces in residential construction, such as attics, basements and crawl spaces. The fact sheet, developed after consultation with the National Association of Home Builders, and a detailed Frequently Asked Questions document, clarify some of the standard&rsquo;s provisions and their application to residential construction work.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3914.pdf Lapolla Industries Reports Record Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Results http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170731006290/en/Lapolla-Industries-Reports-Record-Quarter-2017-Earnings <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Lapolla Industries, Inc. announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2017. Financial highlights from Second quarter 2017 compared to second quarter 2016: net income increased by 29.4 percent, exceeding $2.15 million, spray foam sales increased 33.2 percent and overall sales increased by 30.7 percent, exceeding $26.25 million in revenue and gross profit increased by 12.4 percent to $6.87 million.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170731006290/en/Lapolla-Industries-Reports-Record-Quarter-2017-Earnings Accella Polyurethane Systems Expands Position In Roofing Markets And Forms Dedicated Roofing Commercial Team http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Expands_Positon_In_Roofing_Markets_And_Forms_Dedicated_Commercial_Team.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Accella Polyurethane Systems LLC ("Accella") renews their focus on Polyurethane Spray Foam and Roof Coating Systems; focusing on low slope and flat roof commercial coatings for new and restoration construction. </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Expands_Positon_In_Roofing_Markets_And_Forms_Dedicated_Commercial_Team.pdf SPF Equipment Company Launches New Store http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/PressRelease-NewOnlineStore.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />SprayWorks Equipment Group has launched a new online store, complete with a fully responsive website to help with consistency between different devices and a fully searchable mobile view. In addition to the new store, SprayWorks is also offering special discounts to celebrate.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/PressRelease-NewOnlineStore.pdf Honeywell Announces Grand Prize Winner of "Hit a Foam Run" Promotion http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Honeywell_ANNOUNCES_GRAND_PRIZE_WINNER_of.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Honeywell announced that Eric Gladson of Integrity Plus Insulation in Ogema, Wisconsin, is the Grand Prize winner of the "Hit a Foam Run" promotion. Gladson wins an all-expenses paid trip for two to the Professional Baseball Game of Stars in Miami, July 2017 ($7,000 estimated value). </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Honeywell_ANNOUNCES_GRAND_PRIZE_WINNER_of.pdf Firestone Building Products Acquires Gaco Western http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/FIRESTONE-BUILDING-PRODUCTS-ACQUIRES-GACO-WESTERN-Press-Release-03.30.17.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) today announced its acquisition of Gaco Western (Gaco), a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing and spray foam insulation. </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/FIRESTONE-BUILDING-PRODUCTS-ACQUIRES-GACO-WESTERN-Press-Release-03.30.17.pdf Tenex Invests in SES Foam https://www.pehub.com/2016/09/tenex-invests-in-ses-foam/# <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Member News & Services</em></strong><br />Tenex Capital Management is pleased to announce it has completed an investment transaction in SES Foam LLC of Houston, TX, effective on September 9, 2016.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM https://www.pehub.com/2016/09/tenex-invests-in-ses-foam/# Events http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479544&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Events </em></strong><br />See what's in store, as far as industry events, expos, training classes, online courses, certification programs and more.</p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479544&amp;issueID=51403 Business Trends http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479545&issueID=51403 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51403>January 23, 2017</a> -- <em>Business Trends</em></strong><br /> </p> 1/2/2018 10:49:46 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=479545&amp;issueID=51403 REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRAYFOAM SHOW 2018 IS NOW OPEN! http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477617&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />The only event in the world that will give you a complete one-stop-shop for everything SPF. There is something for industry veterans and new companies just getting into the business, insulation and roofing contractors, manufacturers and other building trades! Come to the show and let us help you find whatever you're looking for.</p> 12/14/2017 10:16:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477617&amp;issueID=51402 Congratulations to the Demilec/SFWW Sprayfoam Show 2018 Passes! We can&rsquo;t wait to see you in Mobile! http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477620&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />Commencement Winner: Mark Gordos &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; TrueTeam/Gale Insulation Poll Winners: Justin Harding &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Harding Insulation Matthew Banks &ndash; Owner &ndash; Matt&rsquo;s Insulation Ltd. Random Drawing Giveaway: Anthony Borromeo &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; USA Epoxy & Spray Foam Mike Spires &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Spire&rsquo;s Insulation Ben Monsma &ndash; Manager &ndash; Louisville Spray Foam Insulation Gjergji Shimi &ndash; Owner/Operator &ndash; Everest Insulation Alex Wesson &ndash; Sprayer &ndash; Josh McCoy Spray Foam & Concrete Lifting </p> 12/14/2017 10:19:29 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477620&amp;issueID=51402 Honoring Daniel Lee Benedict http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477641&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>From the Current Issue of SPRAYFOAM PROFESSIONAL Magazine</em></strong><br />Dec 30, 1936- Dec 6, 2017 Daniel "Dan" Benedict former Executive Director of SPFA passed away the afternoon of December 6, 2017 at the age of 81. Dan&rsquo;s contributions to the SPF industry are many and can&rsquo;t be counted on one page. From 1990 to 2007 Dan worked selflessly for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Industry helping to develop industry specifications and guidelines as Staff Director for the Literature Review Committee of PFCD (Polyurethane Foam Contractors Association) that later become the SPFA&rsquo;s Technical Committee. He coordinated and promulgated much of the research on the performance of SPF that helped to show the many benefits of spray foam applications. His steady leadership as Executive Director enabled our industry to become more accepted and mainstream in the roofing and insulation construction community. The greater respect for SPF applications combined with research and professional guidelines helped spur the massive growth of SPF applications in the years after his retirement. </p> 12/14/2017 10:54:16 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=477641&amp;issueID=51402 Fall Issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional Magazine is Here http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476628&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Membership</em></strong><br />The winter issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional has been mailed and emailed! If you didn't receive it in your inbox or mailbox and would like to be on our email list to receive the digital link, sign up here. Be sure to read this quarter's feature article, "Growing Your Insulation Business with the Right Management Software," which looks at how finding the right management software can make your business more effective and efficient. Read all of this and more in the winter Issue of SPRAYFOAM Professional</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476628&amp;issueID=51402 SPFA Membership News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476629&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Membership</em></strong><br />>> Welcome New SPFA Members >>2017-18 SPFA <a href="http://www.nxtbook.com/naylor/SPFR/SPFR0017/index.php" target="blank">Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide</a> >>Member Benefits Green Leaf Insulation Inc &ndash; Mt. Prospect, IL Greenstamp Corporation &ndash; Waltham, MA Natural Polymers LLC &ndash; West Chicago, IL Stellrr Insulation & Spray Foam &ndash; Austin, TX Warwick Builders LLC t/a Warwick Roofing &ndash; Virginia Beach, VA </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476629&amp;issueID=51402 Industry News http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476615&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />How Can Insulation Contribute to Home Repair Following a Hurricane? Three Steps to Meeting California's Latest Energy Standards Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets Deadly California Fires Stretch an Already Tight Housing Market How to Winterize Your Pipes Spray Foam Insulation Market: Industry Players to Show High Growth Rate by 2024 Policy Makers Need To Believe In Competition In The Housing Market California targets spray polyurethane foam insulation Plastic Foam Insulation Market Revenue Growth Predicted by 2017-2025 Stay Warm this Season with AICS Spray Foam Renting homes is overtaking the housing market. Here&rsquo;s why HOW DO I: Soundproof my walls? 7 winter prep steps from 'This Old House' star Tom Silva Insulate: over, under and around Why experts say the tax reform measure is bad news for the housing market Affordable Net-Zero Housing: Designed for the Budget Maxwell: Tips on insulating garage wall Spray Foam Market Forecast 2017 to 2023 Lapolla, Covestro, Demilec, Icynene West Side police station stands out for environmental features Ask an Architect: Consider updates to improve energy efficiency</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476615&amp;issueID=51402 North Florida Homeowners to Participate in a Sealed Attic Study http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />FSEC, a research institute of the University of Central Florida, is conducting a study funded by the American Council Chemistry to learn about the performance of new homes with attics that have been sealed and insulated with spray foam insulation. What does participating involve? Participation involves scheduling a time during December 2017 or January 2018 for two FSEC staff members to visit your house to conduct airflow testing and place a sensor in your attic to measure temperature and moisture. The total visit should last less than three hours. FSEC staff will schedule a time with you to return and remove the sensors in July 2018. Why should I sign up? Collected data will inform researchers as to how conditions in sealed attics differ from conventional vented attics. You will also receive a $200 participation incentive. Contact Eric Martin at 321-638-1450 or e-mail martin@fsec.ucf.edu.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/research/buildings/atticstudy.htm Carlisle Construction Materials Signs Agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Effective September 29, 2017 Carlisle Construction Materials, LCC (CCM) has signed an agreement to purchase Accella Performance Materials (including all companies within Accella Performance Materials). We expect the purchase to be complete by the end of October. The attached press release provides additional details. Accella will operate as a separate and highly collaborative division within CCM.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Accella_Announcement_to_Valued_Customers_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Icynene To Acquire Lapolla Industries For $1.03 Per Share In All Cash Transaction https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. ("Icynene") and Lapolla Industries Inc. ("Lapolla") (OTCQX: LPAD) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Icynene will acquire all the outstanding shares of Lapolla. The transaction is valued at approximately $160 million, including net debt.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/icynene-to-acquire-lapolla-industries-for-103-per-share-in-all-cash-transaction-300531657.html Arsenal Announces Sale of Accella Performance Materials to Carlisle Companies http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />Arsenal Capital Partners ("Arsenal"), a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Accella Performance Materials ("Accella"), a leading North American specialty polyurethane platform, to Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE: CSL) ("Carlisle") for $670 million.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/Arsenal_Sells_Accella_Press_Release_10-02-17_FINAL.PDF Open or Closed Cell Insulation http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The use of spray polyurethane foam in insulation applications continues to surge. As a high-performance material for the envelope, SPF provides superb energy efficiency, reducing heating and cooling demands up to 40 percent, while delivering the notable energy savings over the life of the structure. Additionally, the spray-applied material is notable for its ability to enhance indoor comfort and air quality, maintaining uniform indoor temperatures and preventing a wide variety of air contaminants from entering the structure.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.wconline.com/articles/90951-open-or-closed-cell-insulation Wellness and Asthma Prevention in the Home https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Industry News and Announcements</em></strong><br />In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children. The chronic, often lifelong disease is not only serious, but can actually be life threatening to many. Those unfortunate to suffer with asthma can be affected daily by both natural and manmade triggers, which make breathing more difficult. Many of us assume that the majority of these triggers are encountered outdoors, but they are in fact often airborne and can (and do) infiltrate homes causing problematic and dangerous asthma attacks inside.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM https://www.proudgreenhome.com/articles/wellness-and-asthma-prevention-in-the-home/ SPFA and SFC Jointly Publish New Guidance Document for SPF and Termites http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />October 9, 2017 - Today the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the ACC-CPI Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) published their new guidance document entitled "Spray Foam Insulation and Termites". This document was developed by a collaborative effort through a termite task group within SPFA's Building Envelope Committee and the SFC's Research Workgroup. This document addresses questions pertaining to inspection for, and treatment of, potential termite infestations in buildings using SPF insulation. It provides basic information about termite identification, inspection and treatment methods as well as discusses the important of air-sealing and insulation of critical areas using SPF. It also presents code-compliant solutions to address these concerns. This document can be downloaded from the SPFA website at no cost, click the link below. </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/technical/spfa-tech-tips SPFA Exhibits and Speaks at SEC Expo and Policy Forum http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476624&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), the premiere 501(c)6 professional trade association and voice of the Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation and roofing industry, participated in the 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo. The event was held across three rooms in the US House Rayburn building in Washington DC, two dedicated exhibit rooms and one dedicated to a variety of panel sessions that took place throughout the day. It brought over 40 exhibitors together representing the leading voices in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and net-zero energy for a day of celebration of the principles, efforts, plans and dedication to the energy generation and use in our future-United States.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476624&amp;issueID=51402 SPFA Publishes New TechDoc SPFA-150 for Photovoltaic Systems and SPF Roofing Systems http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA News and Announcements</em></strong><br />A task group within the SPFA Roofing Committee has completed the development of a new SPFA TechDoc for installation of SPF Roofing with roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) systems. This new document provides an introduction to PV technology, design considerations, service and maintenance, warranty questions, applicable codes and standards and an overview of mounting options. The self-flashing properties of SPF roofing systems, along with superior energy savings, make SPF an excellent choice as a roofing system for any type of roof-mounted PC system. Free copies of this new TechDoc are available <a href="http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150">here</a>. For questions or comments about this document, please contact Rick Duncan, SPFA Technical Director at <a href="mailto:rickduncan@sprayfoam.org">rickduncan@sprayfoam.org</a> or call 703-222-4269.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.sprayfoam.org/spfa-publishes-new-techdoc-spfa-150 ASHRAE Government Affairs Update https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&user_id=ASHRAE&message_id=14910452 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br /><b>U.S. Government Affairs</b> > ASHRAE Earns UN Environment Award for Dedication in Advancing Montreal Protocol > Disaster Relief Funding and Resiliency <b>GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities</b> > Indiana Re-adopts Statewide Energy Code</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM https://www.magnetmail.net/Actions/email_web_version.cfm?publish=newsletter&amp;user_id=ASHRAE&amp;message_id=14910452 State Net Capitol Journal http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476631&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>Federal/State Government News</em></strong><br />Higher Cost Of Disasters Could Portend Cost Shift To States Major Disasters Plague Many States Supreme Court&rsquo;s Current Term Big One for States States Preparing for Legal Sports Betting State Pension Funds: The Good and the Ugly Pension Problems Worsen in Most States More Familiar Issues Likely to Draw State Lawmakers&rsquo; Attention in 2018 Most States Taking Action on Cybersecurity</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476631&amp;issueID=51402 Early Field Exam Registrants Will Be Entered into Drawing http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476633&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />PCP is pleased to announce that everyone who registers for the Free Field Exams by January 2, 2018 will be entered into a drawing. We will have three lucky winners &ndash; each receiving one of these prizes! Fusion AP Gun &ndash; donated by Graco 50 Foot Heated Hose &ndash; donated by Spray Foam Equipment BOSS Spray Gun &ndash; donated by Spray Foam Equipment SPFA PCP would like to thank Graco and Spray Foam Equipment for their generous donations which made this drawing possible! If you have any questions about this drawing or anything PCP related, please contact Kelly Marcavage -- kmarcavage@sprayfoam.org </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476633&amp;issueID=51402 FIELD EXAM SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS NEEDED http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476636&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />Join the ranks of these 2018 Field Exam Scholarship Sponsors. Their generous donations help offset the cost of field exams for SPF contractors seeking the SPF Master Installer Certification. Our goal is to make the Field Exams offered during the SPFA Convention FREE, but we can&rsquo;t do that without your support. We&rsquo;ve just begun reaching out for sponsors, and these companies have already committed their support for the Field Exams to be held during Sprayfoam 2018 in Mobile, AL. We hope to add you to this list soon! We need at least 10 more companies (14 total). CJ Spray Demilec General Coatings Graco Here is how you can help: 1) Become a sponsor by contacting SPFA (certdirector@sprayfoam.org) 2) Support the sponsors by giving them your business and/or referring other SPF professionals to them It is through their generosity that FREE (or reduced fee) Field Exams are available. Click here for the list of 2017 Field Exam Sponsors. PLEASE INSERT LINK HERE TO THE ATTACHED 2017 SPONSORS As a reminder, Field Exam Sponsors are recognized by SPFA in many different ways (see list below). The sooner you commit to being a sponsor, the quicker we can start recognizing your support! All you need to do is give us the go ahead that you want to become a sponsor again, send us your logo and at a minimum, we&rsquo;ll do what we&rsquo;ve done in the past which includes: 1) Your logo prominently displayed on Field Exam Flyer. You must REPLY BY October 16, 2017 in order to have your logo printed on 2018 flyer! 2) Your logo on SFPA website (www.sprayfoam.org/certification ) 3) Recognition in the SPFA Magazine 4) Signage strategically placed throughout the Sprayfoam 2018 Convention recognizing Field Exam sponsors 5) Recognition during PCP Update to all conference attendees prior to the keynote on day 2 of conference 6) Table top, easel backed sign which reads "Proud Sponsor of the Sprayfoam 2018 SPFA PCP Field Exams" 7) NEW in 2018!! Field Exam Sponsor logo which can be used in your ads, on your website or wherever appropriate within your business marketing model For more details, contact Kelly Marcavage, SPFA Certification Director at certdir@sprayfoam.org or call 571-748-5003. </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476636&amp;issueID=51402 MARK YOUR CALENDARS http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476639&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />The SPFA PCP Exam Prep Courses and Field Exam Schedule for Spray Foam 2018 has been announced! </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476639&amp;issueID=51402 Track CEUs with Newly Designed PCP Form http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/SPFCEUForm.pdf <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for RECERTIFICATION in the PCP when you&rsquo;ve completed your 7th year as a certified individual in the SPFA Certification Program. The individuals who were certified first will need to recertify by December 31, 2019. Although that is far off with plenty of time to meet the CEU requirements, we encourage you to download and save this attached form and fill it in with courses you&rsquo;ve taken since you entered the program. If you&rsquo;ve attended one of the SPFA Foam-It-Right webinar series, be sure to list them. If you missed a webinar, you can listen to a recording of it (and still get CEU credit!). Go to the SPFA Member page on our website to access the webinars. If you aren&rsquo;t a member, but you are enrolled in the PCP, you can also attend these webinars and access recordings, please contact Kelly Marcavage at kmarcavage@sprayfoam.org for details. For those who have attended SPFA convention since you&rsquo;ve become certified, you can access a list of all the breakout sessions from previous conventions to help you remember the ones you attended. We have registration records indicating that you&rsquo;ve attended the convention; however, this process is self-reporting so you&rsquo;ll need to complete the form and submit when you&rsquo;ve met the required number of CEU. In addition to these SPFA opportunities for CEUs, there are many other ways to earn them. See the attached CEU Declaration Form (F-222-130) for more details. It is easy to download form, fill in what you&rsquo;ve done so far and just update it as you earn other CEUs. When you&rsquo;ve met your requirement, please submit! </p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/pdf/SPFCEUForm.pdf Certification Committees Approve Changes to Improve the PCP http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476642&issueID=51402 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/newsletter-v2.asp?issueID=51402>December 14, 2017</a> -- <em>SPFA Training & Certification</em></strong><br />The committees comprising the SPFA PCP are working to continually improve the certification program. Just an hour before this print deadline, the Quality Assurance Program (QAP) Committee unanimously approved the recommendations of the Certification Scheme Committee (CSC), which would streamline the certification process and removing redundancy of requirements.</p> 12/8/2017 1:32:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/spf-nwl/articles/index-v4.asp?aid=476642&amp;issueID=51402